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Creator:
James McArdell, ca. 1729–1765, Irish
after Sir Joshua Reynolds RA, 1723–1792, British
Title:
Lieutenant Colonel Henry Townshend
Date:
undated
Medium:
Mezzotint on thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 17 1/4 × 12 1/2 inches (43.8 × 31.8 cm), Plate: 15 1/2 × 11 inches (39.4 × 27.9 cm), and Image: 13 7/8 × 11 inches (35.2 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Vol.6.P.334"

Lettered, lower center: "Lieutenant Colonel Henry Townshend | Died in the 26th Year of his Age (June 24th, 1762) of the Wounds which he received in the Battle fought | that day at Wilhelmstahl, between the Allied Army under the Command of H.S.H.Prince Ferdinand | of Brunswick & the Frnech Army, commanded by the marshalls d'Estrees and de Soubise."; lettered, lower right: "J.MArdell Fecit."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.10284
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26341
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